Herbert Fernando Memorial Award

Award type: 
Black, Indigenous
Award description: 

Two awards, valued at $500 each, are available annually for Black or Indigenous undergraduate students enrolled in a field-based course in the Department of Biology, in the Faculty of Science. Selection is based on academic excellence in ecology-based courses (minimum 3 courses taken). To be considered, interested students are asked to self-identify their eligibility by completing an online form through the Department of Biology by January 15. This award is made possible by donations from faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the University and of Professor Herbert Fernando, who supported diversity and equity for students in the Department of Biology.

Value description: 
  • two awards valued at $500 each
Year One, Year Two, Year Three, Year Four
Canadian citizen/Permanent resident, International/study permit student
Selection process: 
Application required
Application deadline: 
January 15
Additional instructions: 

Complete the online form available on the Department of Biology website.

  • Student Awards & Financial Aid
    • safainfo@uwaterloo.ca
    • The Centre, Needles Hall

Anticipated Aid for your Promissory Note

OSAP, award and scholarship amounts will be posted as Anticipated Aid on your Quest account each term. Fall 2021 full-time OSAP funding will be added as anticipated aid on Quest accounts and will continue to be updated throughout the Promissory Note period.